Mazda Trucks 1972-1986 Repair Guide

Windshield Wiper Blade and Arm

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4

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Fig. Fig. 1: Wiper blade and arm positioning for 1972-84 models



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Fig. Fig. 2: Wiper blade and arm positioning for the 1986 model



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Fig. Fig. 3: To remove the wiper arm, lift the retaining nut cover and loosen the retaining nut ...



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Fig. Fig. 4: ... then lift off the wiper arm assembly

  1. To remove the blade and arm, unscrew the retaining nut and pry the blade and arm from the pivot shaft. The shaft and arm are serrated to provide for adjustment of the wiper pattern on the glass.
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  3. To set the arms back in the proper park position, turn the wiper switch on and allow the motor to cycle three or four times. Then turn off the wiper switch (do not turn off the wiper motor with the ignition key). This will place the wiper shafts in the proper park position.
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  5. Install the blade and arm on the shaft and install the retaining nut. The blades and arms should be positioned according to the illustration.
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